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Mysql connections with a dynamic (changing) IP Address using ssh/putty ect

Problem:

Users having problems connecting to mysql database using SSH and/or putty/other client.

Solution:

In order to connect to the database when logged in via ssh you must add the ipaddress of the web server to your access list in mysql manager.

If you need to download a client Bluehost recommends putty.

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